Need another reason to worry about mail-in voting in the November election?
New Jersey just turned up more than 1,600 of them.
Election officials in Sussex County, on the northern end of the Garden State, found 1,666 “mislabeled” ballots last week from the state’s July 7 primary, according to the New Jersey Herald.
And while they were finally counted Saturday and didn’t change the results of any contests, incidents like this do little to bolster confidence that the coming presidential election is going to be anything close to cut and dried.
According to the Herald, the mistake may have been “the result of a unique election process caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a majority of county residents voting by mail and the Board of Elections temporarily relocating to count the votes.”
Well, while the process itself might have been “unique” to Sussex County, there’s nothing